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NBA free agency tracker 2022: Live updates on breaking news, signings and trades - XDpoker

NBA free agency tracker 2022: Live updates on breaking news, signings and trades

When the clock strikes 6:00 p.m. ET on Thursday, June 30, free-agent negotiations will begin.

This year’s free-agent class isn’t one of the deepest in recent memory, but it’s still headlined by a trio of multi-time All-Stars in Zach LaVine, Bradley Beal and James Harden. It also features one of the league’s rising stars in Deandre Ayton and one of this season’s breakout players in Jalen Brunson.

Click here for a ranking of the top 25 players available in free agency by TSN’s Steph Noh.

While players can’t officially sign deals until 12:01 p.m. ET on July 6, plenty of them will agree to terms over the coming week. As they do, The Sporting News will be tracking all of the notable signings and trades.

Click below to jump down for more information on the biggest deals.

Hawks acquire Dejounte Murray | Knicks land Jalen Brunson | Superstars land max contract extensionsFull list of free-agent signings

NBA free agency news, updates on signings and trades

Anfernee Simons lands $100 million extension in Portland

The Trail Blazers have locked up their 23-year-old rising star for the future, inking Simons to a four-year, $100 million contract extension, per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

Simons enjoyed a breakout season last year, averaging 17.3 points and 3.9 assists per game.

PJ Tucker signs with 76ers

As reports indicated leading up to free agency, Tucker will reunite with his former teammate in James Harden and former front office personnel in Daryl Morey by signing a three-year, $33.2 million deal with the 76ers, The Athletic’s Shams Charania announced.

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Superstars Nikola Jokic, Devin Booker, Bradley Beal reach max contract extensions

Right as free agency tipped off, The Athletic’s Shams Charania reported two massive deals for stars reaching max contract extensions.

Reigning two-time MVP Nikola Jokic has agreed to a five-year, $264 million supermax extension with the Nuggets, while Devin Booker has agreed to a four-year, $214 million supermax contract with the Suns. Charania also added that Booker will be the cover athlete for NBA 2K23.

ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski also joined in on the fun, announcing Bradley Beal’s five-year, $251 million max contract to stay with the Wizards.

Knicks to sign Jalen Brunson when free agency tips off

The Mavericks were expected to get one more meeting with Brunson, but NBA Insider Marc Stein was first to report that the meeting was called off moments before free agency began.

Ensuingly, The Athletic’s Shams Charania reported Brunson intends to sign a four-year, “near” $110 million deal with the Knicks. He added that the Mavericks never received a chance to make an offer for the rising star guard.

The Nets acquire Royce O’Neale from Jazz

During the madness of Kevin Durant’s trade request from Brooklyn, The Athletic’s Shams Charania also reported the Nets have acquired starting forward Royce O’Neale from the Jazz in return for a 2023 first-round pick.

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The Hawks acquire Dejounte Murray from Spurs

The day before free agency opened, news broke that the Hawks have agreed to trade Danilo Gallinari, three first-round picks and a pick swap to the Spurs for one-time All-Star Dejounte Murray. According to ESPN’s Zach Lowe, the 2025 and 2027 first-round picks Atlanta is sending San Antonio are unprotected.

TSN’s Nick Metallinos gave the Hawks an A- and the Spurs a C for the deal. You can read his full grades here.

NBA free-agent signings
Player Previous team New team Contract Report
Zach LaVine Bulls      
Bradley Beal Wizards 5y/$251M Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN
James Harden 76ers      
Kyrie Irving Nets Nets $36.5M player option Shams Charania, The Athletic
Miles Bridges Hornets      
Deandre Ayton Suns      
Jalen Brunson Mavericks Knicks 4y/$110M Shams Charania, The Athletic
Anfernee Simons Trail Blazers 4y/100M Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN
Collin Sexton Cavaliers      
Mitchell Robinson Knicks      
Jusuf Nurkic Trail Blazers      
Kevon Looney Warriors      
Malik Monk Lakers Kings 2y/$19M Marc Stein, NBA Insider
Kyle Anderson Grizzlies      
Bobby Portis Bucks 4y/$49M Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN
Bruce Brown Nets      
Nicolas Batum Clippers 2y/$22M Chris Haynes, Yahoo Sports
Otto Porter Jr. Warriors      
T.J. Warren Pacers      
Victor Oladipo Heat 1y/$11M Shams Charania, The Athletic
Tyus Jones Grizzlies 2y/$30M Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN
Mo Bamba Magic 2y/$21M Chris Haynes, Yahoo Sports
Gary Payton II Warriors      
Donte DiVincenzo Kings      
Gary Harris Magic      
Carmelo Anthony Lakers      
Chris Boucher Raptors 3y/$35.25M Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN
Thaddeus Young Raptors 2y/$16M Chris Haynes, Yahoo Sports
P.J. Tucker Heat 76ers 3y/$33.2M Shams Charania, The Athletic
Patty Mills Nets      
DeAndre Jordan 76ers Nuggets N/A Shams Charania, The Athletic
Isaiah Hartenstein Clippers Knicks 2y/$16M Shams Charania, The Athletic
Danuel House Jazz 76ers 2y/$8.5M Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN
Wesley Matthews Bucks 1y/TBD Shams Charania, The Athletic
Amir Coffey Clippers 3y/$11M Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN
Joe Ingles Trail Blazers Bucks N/A Chris Haynes, Yahoo Sports
Jevon Carter Bucks 2y/TBD Shams Charania, The Athletic
Damian Jones Kings Lakers 2y/TBD Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN
Luguentz Dort Thunder 5y/$87.5M Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN
Dewayne Dedmon Heat 2y/$9M Shams Charania, The Athletic
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